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I killed my children: construing pathways to filicide

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I killed my children: construing pathways to filicide. / Sedumedi, Tumisang Precious; Winter, David.

In: Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 13.12.2020.

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title = "I killed my children: construing pathways to filicide",
abstract = "Following George Kelly{\textquoteright}s notion of sociality, this study attempts to construe the construction processes of filicidal fathers in South Africa. Semi-structured interviews scheduled according to Experience Cycle Methodology phases were employed with four such fathers. Kelly{\textquoteright}s diagnostic constructs were used in the analysis of the interviews, offering insight into the pathways of construing which may lead to filicide-homicide. Methods of assessment and treatment are suggested which might be effective in reducing the risk of recidivism and enabling a revision of the construct system which might lead to the development of constructive alternatives to violence.",
author = "Sedumedi, {Tumisang Precious} and David Winter",
year = "2020",
month = dec,
day = "13",
doi = "10.1080/10720537.2020.1805067",
language = "English",
journal = "Journal of Constructivist Psychology",
issn = "1072-0537",
publisher = "Taylor and Francis Ltd.",

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